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Jan 26, 2013 1:00am PST
the opponents of the campaign trail to political pals. president obama and hillary clinton sat down together for an interview with "60 minutes." one of clinton's last interviews before he leaves the state department. we'll look at that tonight. >>> also tim hetherington is remembered tonight. why he's so missed. his close friend and colleague joins us for that. you'll hear that from him tonight. >>> we begin tonight with breaking news. the head of the u.s. anti-doping agency, the man who spent years investigating lance armstrong, has told cbs news that armstrong lied about his doping in his interview with oprah winfrey. the same interview that was advertised as no holds barred. lance armstrong saying he was telling the full truth. the interview where armstrong repeatedly said he was coming clean about his use of banned substances. tygart whose damning report led to the cyclist stripped of his titles and banned from the sport for life, he also told cbs news he's offered armstrong a deadline, february 6th, to cooperate fully and totally truthfully in exchange for a lessening of his lifetime ba
Jan 29, 2013 8:00am PST
. that's just one of the reasons that president obama sat down yesterday with police chiefs and law enforcement officials from big cities, like chicago, and others that have been impacted by gun violence. joining me now is chief john edwards of the oak creek police department in wisconsin. he attended that meeting yesterday in august. oak creek suffered a horrific shooting at a sikh temple, which left seven people dead, including the shooter. chief, it's good to have you here. and take us inside the meeting. what did the president tell you and what were you able to tell the president? >> the president wanted us to be very candid and asked us in law enforcement and those who deal with these things on the street what really would help, what we thought, and really wanted us to be honest about some of the things that we were thinking about. and i was able to tell you, one of the things about this whole issue is, you hear it leads with gun debate, gun control, gun battles. and that's really not what this is about. and i think once that starts, you divide a lot of people, you put somebody
Jan 29, 2013 11:00am EST
have this, another member of the obama administration stepping down to report. transportation secretary ray lahood announcing this morning that he would not be staying for the second term. now, the president said lahood made travel safer throughout the country. in an e-mail to d.o.t. employees, lahood wrote, "i've told president obama and i've told many of you that this is the best job i've ever had. i'm grateful to have the opportunity to work with all of you." >> for nearly two years, the assad regime has waged a brutal war against the syrian people, murdering innocent men, women, and children in their homes and bread lines and at universities. i've approved an additional $155 million in humanitarian aid for people in syria and refugees fleeing the violence. >> president obama announcing more humanitarian aid to the war-torn country of syria. more than 60,000 people have been killed and more than 700,000 have escaped to nearby countries since march of 2011. >>> and now here's a look at some of the other stories topping the news now for you. in egypt, the public prosecutor is urging se
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Jan 31, 2013 3:00pm PST
for 7.8% for third month in a row. what does it mean that president obama shut down the jobs council? here is white house correspondent wendell goler. >> more than a year after the last meeting with the group, president obama is not renewing the charter for jobs council. unemployment rate fell more than percentage point since the council's first meeting two years ago. 7.8%, no one in the white house says it's fallen far enough. officials defend the council's work and obama's interaction with it. >> job council provides a series of ideas. many of which the president did not require a formal meeting for those ideas to be generated. >> from the start, critics believe the counsel was intended to create appearance of action in face of soaring unemployment. only met four times. they criticized the council and criticized mr. obama for not meeting with it. >> one thing the president could have done instead of waste something much time blaming others would have been to convey job -- convene the jobs council created amid so's much fanfare. >> john boehner's press secretary said the president "
Jan 27, 2013 6:00pm PST
think that is where the country is heading. he laid down a marker for this when he talked abut equality. >> mark? >> establishing my grading system at the outset, i give a's second,ln, roosevelt's and kennedy paused only. i would give obama a b, a bb- plus. he was far more surefooted than had been in the past. since the member 6 he has shown a far clearer sense of what he wants to do. i think this was a communitarian address, a lot more than the individualism and we have heard in recent past. >> charles? >> i will buck the tide of grade inflation that has infected the panel. if you are a liberal, this was an a plus, a declaration of a liberal future. declaration that 30 years of conservative ascendancy that began with a ragged's inaugural where he stated in a minute and a half, government is not the solution, but is the problem, this was an overturning of that. this is a way of saying we are in a new era which he will initiate. from that perspective, i give him credit for honesty, open this, boldness about who he is and what he wants to do. i was just amazed that so many in the media he
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Jan 29, 2013 6:00pm PST
has sat down with president obama nearly a dozen times since 2008 and most recent aired sunday when he was also joined by the outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton. athlete started and shared laughs and they did it often during the whole interview. during the aftermath of that experience. croft was asked a question. how does he keep get go access to the president. don't ask obama any, none, no tough questions. >> i think it's a question of fairness. we have not -- i think he knows we're to the going to play gotcha with him and not going make him look stupid and let him answer the questions. >> sean: steve croft gives away his secrets. no gotcha questions is off-limits. let's take a look at some of the greatest hits. >> are you same person you were a year ago? i see you in the morning you look, i know you are getting three or four hours sleep. >> i have been working out every morning. >> played basketball? >> played basketball. >> played basketball on super tuesday. >> have you even tried bowling. >> my question, i have to defend my bowling honor here. >> why you? why do you think
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Jan 29, 2013 9:00pm PST
programs. >> sean: she is lying just like obama lied about the republicans? >> lying? >> sean: just about not caring for kids with autism and down's syndrome. >> what it reminded me of the granny over the cliff. demonize the opposition and walk away from a spirited debate. we need a debate not the did he monization of the opposition. she is flat out wrong. discretionary spending out of control. we spent trillion dollars in the year 2011 and set to grow by 80% over the next ten years. that is spending discretionary spending, healthcare, that is out of control. >> that is what i don't understand why they didn't want to move forward to get something done on entitlement reform on the non-discretionary side. >> sean: you seem offended. i am tired of republicans getting lied about as if they don't care about sick people or old people or anything else. it's one big propaganda campaign. >> they want you to get riled about it. let's see, there is 10.8% unemployment rate in the city that you gave a speech. can we talk about that? >> sean: i agree with that part. >> i'm tired of being toiled i'm a r
Jan 23, 2013 6:00pm PST
, brought spending down from where it was. at the per capita level, president obama has actually brought spending down since he took office. so remember that. bush, more spending. obama, less spending. that is what is true. >> it's clear the president is not serious about cutting spending. but spending is the problem. >> we've got to stop the president on this issue. he is an out-of-control train right now on spending. >> the president remains committed to an agenda that calls for ever higher spending, a government that is out of control. >> the president wants to pretend that spending isn't the problem. >> it is a spending problem. and the president wants to increase taxes to continue the spending. >> these democrats are going to spend us right into bankruptcy. they're not serious about getting things under control and stopping the spending. >> the white house is so unserious about cutting spending. >> none of that is true. i mean, to the extent that true means attached to facts. here is spending under bush. here is spending under clinton. here is how spending has dropped under presiden
Jan 28, 2013 4:00pm PST
of state? president obama thinks the first option is what people think. >> i think hillary will go down as one of the finest secretaries of states we've had. >> not everyone agrees. a former official tells the los angeles times, it's tough to see what has happened in world politics over the last four years that wouldn't have happened without her, so it's hard to see how she gets into the category of truly great, transformational secretaries. and all of the pete who were critical spoke as unnamed former officials. people who were complementary were willing to go by name. peter brooks, assistant secretary of defense in the bush administration, ann marie slaughter worked for secretary clinton. great to have both of you. peter, what do you think? we saw this article today in the "los angeles times." i have not seen many articles questioning at all the tenure of secretary clinton. this was the first. >> i'm not a diplomatic historian, but i think some of the fawning has been over the top. we saw this at her hearing over benghazi. we saw this, you know, i think, when she also introduced john
Jan 28, 2013 8:00pm PST
, but once again, i think this comes down to president obama's policy. remember, she's the secretary of state. she implements the president's agenda, and i think a lot of the problems out there, i think, were president obama's vision. i think i may be wrong here, but i think secretary clinton would have done things a little different on some of these situations such as iran. in fact, i think she's more to the right on iran than president obama is. >> interesting point of view. this has been very much how he sees things, anne marie. a question, though, for you, about her popularity. that to me is what seems to be the most amazing thing. how has she achieved that to be so popular? i ask you that because you know her and you worked for her. early on in her campaign, people saw her at shrill and over the top, and now she's the beloved lady. >> i think that people see what she said in the campaign is that she gets up every single morning and figures out how she can work her absolute hardest to advance the american people and frankly people all over to the world. people have seen it day in, day out
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Jan 30, 2013 1:00am PST
voted for barack obama twice. in the process, powell has been very critical of the republican party as it stands today. he has also made some comments about race and the g.o.p. >> they still sort of look down on minorities. how can i evidence that? when i see a former governor say that the president is shucking and jiving, that's a racial era slave term. >> bill: general powell referring to sarah palin who used that term cite sizing president obama for not being forth coming about the libyan disaster. now, having known general powell for a while, i wanted to understand why his politics have changed. he is a well-respected man in america and the why of the story is very important. so, last night the general and i finally commiserated. >> so, general, i would like you to be very specific and i would like you to be very brutal tonight about the republican party. what is it that you object to mostly that caused you to vote for president obama twice? >> i voted for the president twice because first and foremost i didn't think that the economic plans put forward by the campaign in 2008 or
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Jan 28, 2013 3:00am PST
. >>steve: last night barack obama sat down with hillary rodham clinton whose official last day as secretary of state is this friday. why exactly did they sit down? the interview was awkward. they were giddy saying goodbye. and right at the top steve kroft said they only gave us 30 minutes which means there's not going to be real news, which there wasn't. >>brian: i think for some reason they didn't dig into anything at all. i would like to know did she pass out and hit her head? was she pushed? how did she hit her head and get a concussion? >>steve: several ways. she said -- quote -- "i still have lingering effects from falling on my head." >>brian: there was no follow-up. >>steve: you're right. >>gretchen: she was injured. she had a concussion. >>steve: that is one of the questions i have. how did you fall on your head? >>gretchen: she passed out i think is the story. to me, 30 minutes is plenty of time -- well, plenty of time to make news in 30 minutes. for me, this was more, the first thing that came to my mind when i saw the two of them together is barack obama is going to endorse hilla
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Jan 29, 2013 8:00pm EST
't worked. income, black income $32,000 compared to white 55,000. gone down under president obama. hasn't worked. so, you basically said to yourself i'm still going to support the guy even though his economic policies haven't worked for african-americans and pretty much anyone else. >> well, you have only seen me as an african-american, bill, that troubles me. i'm an american. >> bill: ill know that you cited that in some of your criticisms. you said and correct me if i am wrong, that the disengagement of the republican party from the minority community, blacks and hispanics troubled you. >> the economic situation in the country has improved but not enough. >> bill: not for african-americans. not for minorities. >> i'm not speaking as an african-american. i will come to the minority part of my criticism in a moment. but, we have seen a doubling of the stock market, the financial system has stabilized. the economy is starting to improve. i want to see it improve even faster. and in a broader sense, so that those who are at the lower end of the economic scale, including african-americans,
Jan 25, 2013 5:00pm EST
party is in trouble. republicans were forced to back down on the debt ceiling. president obama layout a liberal agenda for his seconterm. the gop is out of favor with the young, minorities, and women, and not just at the ballot box. 49% of the nation now sees the republican party negatively. only 26% see it positively, democrats doing far better with a net positive. >> republicans talk policy and the democrats talk people. >> we have got to stop being the stupid party. >> the louisiana gov. bobby children -- bobby gentle -- bobby jindal. >> it is no secret that we have republicans damaged the party with offensive and bizarre comments. we have had enough of that. >> virginia legislature wanted to change the electoral maps. >> says forget that keeping the gop will recover. >> we have a lot of work to do. we have cleaning up to do. we have making up to do. we have stretching out to do to bring people in. >> today could be a start. >> unlikely plan will be to emphasize attacks -- a likely plan will be to emphasize the tax plan. wbal tv-11 news. >> thousands of anti-abortion activists marc
Jan 27, 2013 4:00pm EST
and billionaires are not children's autism and down syndrome. but with this approach? why did obama and his administration come in wanting to vilify the other side the content featured? he was bringing to the administration that philosophy of a community organizer. for years obama has said and silly community organizer, just at the national level. this was the one qualification that i think obama prior to the administration if you can even call it a qualification for president because he was a community organizer. he was a darn good one. he was known by fellow community organizers as the master of agitation. this is really important because the essence of how he views the world. obama would go into the community and identify an enemy for that group, for that community and he would stoke their animosity and really generate this angst, anger and hatred. while never on this rather pay an organization or person, he ran through his agenda. no discussion, no need for any debate or discourse, but all based on district everybody, get them focused on some entity and ran through whatever he wants. th
Jan 25, 2013 1:00pm PST
's relationship with president obama, as she gets ready to step down as secretary of state. >>> and new york city apartments get even tinier. could you live in a space smaller than some hotel rooms? i'm wolfe blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> some top republicans aren't mincing words about the parties' problems during their winter meeting in north carolina right now. one gop star is going so far to suggest that the party has been stupid. i asked the newly re-elected rnc chair about that and more. joining us now, the chair of the republican national committee. thank you for coming in. congratulations on getting re-elected. how do you feel about that? >> well, i feel great about it. but with a great opportunity, i think that comes incredible responsibility. >> i listened to bobby jindal, the louisiana governor, a republican, maybe someday a presidential candidate. he is mincing no words in criticizing the republican party. listen to this. >> we've got to stop being the stupid party. i'm serious. time for a new republican party that talks like adults, to articulate our plans and our visio
Jan 25, 2013 4:00pm EST
down here in washington. a lovely sight for those of us who like snow. i do. president obama begins the push for immigration reform in las vegas next week. lisa sylvester is monitoring that. the other top stories in "the situation room," what's the latest, lisa? >> aids to the president said they will sketch out his plans and improving border security in cracking down on employers who hire undocumented workers. the most controversial part of the plan is creating a passion way to citizenship for illegal immigrants. he is expected to get more specifics in the state of the union address. a cia officer will spend 30 months in proven for revealing the identity of an agent. his own attorney admitted he was thoughtless in leaking the administration. that was betraying a solemn trust. mitt romney is in washington for the first time since last month's lunch. he and his wife are expected to attend the dinner by power brokers and business elite. president obama was at the dinner in 2009 and last year, but not clear if the president will be there tomorrow. he will receive the ipod award on may
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Jan 29, 2013 7:00pm EST
bank. your money needs an ally. >> president obama unveiling his immigration plan in las vegas, doubling down, get ready to pay up. >> welcome i am charles payne for neil cavuto, partnership senators announces their plans yesterday, and president going further rolling out a proposal including more border security, cracking down on companies hiring illegals, and making it easier for 11 million illegals can be testimony citizens, -- to become citizens, and he is in a rush to make it happen. >> i will send up a bill based on my proposal and insist they vote on it right away. >> the crowd is cheering but my first guest is worrying. tucker carlson said that this plan would cost taxpayers billion a year, tucker, the crowd does not worry about who is paying for this but how much could it cost us? >> a great deal, do the math, 11 million, people here illegally, this path toe citizen ship would make every wobble i thinkable for -- make every wobble i thinkable for benefits, that would encourage a lot more illegal immigration, you could look at a country on hook for massive new entitleme
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Jan 29, 2013 3:00am PST
obama and hillary clinton gave a joint interview. it was their idea. they sat down with steve kroft. steve kroft thinks he knows why he was chosen. >>steve: steve kroft sat down with pierce morgan. he said he was absolutely flabbergasted when he discovered the white house wanted him to be the interviewer. he was asked why does obama keep sitting in the chair opposite you? he said we're fair, we do great editing and we're not going to play gotcha, we're not going to go out of our way to make him look stupid, and he knows that. >>gretchen: brit hume on special report last night put his thoughts into perspective. >> you didn't hear it on "60 minutes" but president obama is unhappy with the press. in a second weekend interview with the new republic he grumbled about fox news and rush limbaugh. president obama also complained a reporter generally treats the republicans and democrats as equivalent balancing the views of one side with the other. they fail to note one side -- his -- is trying to do what's right and -- quote -- "we haven't seen that kind of attitude on the other side." never
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Jan 30, 2013 10:00pm PST
the system doesn't work. that's why the obama administration prankly promised health insurance costs to go down $2500 a year. we have seen it in fact, go up $3 thousand. we are really at the beginning of the premium increases we are about to see. this law in a lot of theories and i am believing it -- this law was built to fail because the next step then is to say, the evil insurance companies are eration the price, even though it's a flawed system and go to a single-payer system, which is the goal of the left from the beginning. it's a very scary thing. i think there is a trust deficit between the american people and the president, and we see that with the thousands of pains of regulations. >> will thing that struck me, it's 2800 pages and every member of congress didn't read t. i think that's peculiar. and the 2800 pages was taken to the irs and hhs and people we never elected wrote all the intricate regulations and suddenly, you know, that congress and the president had outsourced to people we don't know. they make the regulations. we are go to see how this plays out. but, you know, the
Jan 29, 2013 6:00pm EST
station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: one week into his second term, president obama officially took on the issue of immigration today. he said it comes down to a simple question: whether the country and the government have the resolve, finally, to deal with the long-festering national challenge. the president launched his effort in nevada where more than a quarter of the state's residents are hispanic. >> i'm here today because the time has come for common sense, comprehends i have been immigration reform. ( cheers and applause ) the time is now. >> woodruff: the campaign-style event at a las vegas high school came a day after a bipartisan group of eight u.s. senators put forward their own plan. it calls for creating a path to legal citizenship for the 11 million undocumented people now estimated to be living in the u.s implementing that policy would be contingent on securing the southern border. seven years ago then senator obama the joined a similar effort >> if the compromise that's been discussed and has the agreement of those who were in this room, if that en
Jan 29, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >> woodruff: one week into his second term, president obama officially took on the issue of immigration today. he said it comes down to a simple question: whether the country and the government have the resolve, finally, to deal with the long-festering national challenge. the president launched his effort in nevada where more than a quarter of the state's residents are hispanic. >> i'm here today because the time has come for common sense, comprehends i have been immigration reform. ( cheers and applause ) the time is now. >> woodruff: the campaign-style event at a las vegas high school came a day after a bipartisan group of eight u.s. senators put forward their own plan. it calls for creating a path to legal citizenship for the 11 million undocumented people now estimated to be living in the u.s implementing that policy would be contingent on securing the southern border. seven years ago then senator obama the joined a similar effort >> if the compromise that's been discussed and has the agreement of those who were in this room, if that ends up being the bill that is signed into law, it's a
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